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Arts Section :: Page 12

  • A Tour of Yellow Springs Murals

    The VIDA award presented Dec 12, 2018, recognizes the collective efforts of muralists working in Yellow Springs over the past two decades. Note that while individual artists may be credited here as creators, often the work of painting the murals is a collaborative effort among multiple artists. Here is a photo tour of some of the prominent works currently around the village.

  • VIDA awarded to muralists of YS

    The murals that brighten many walls in the business district of the village are receiving formal recognition — the Village Inspiration and Design Award, or VIDA. The public is invited to a ceremony at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the site, with a reception following at the Emporium, including free coffee and Greene Canteen pretzels.

  • REVIEW — Cromers take center stage in ‘A Christmas Carol’

    Old Ebenezer Scrooge (Bruce Cromer) and his younger self (Charlie Cromer) bow to Belle (Sara Masterson).

    Tony Dallas reviews the Cincinnati Playhouse’s annual production of “A Christmas Carol.”

  • A blues-rock fusion—Claudettes to jazz up Emporium

    Chicago combo The Claudettes bring their rollicking roots rock to the Emporium this Friday. From left are pianist Johnny Iguana, singer Berit Ulseth, bassist/guitarist/singer Zach Verdoorn and drummer Michael Caskey. (Submitted photo by Marisa Klug-Morataya)

    The Chicago four-piece band the Claudettes are returning once again to play at The Emporium this Friday, and they couldn’t be happier.

  • First Lines — New moves: a poetry column

    The News is launching a monthly poetry column, “First Lines.” Each month, we’ll publish a poem written by a local poet.

  • Herndon Gallery’s ‘Nuclear Fallout’ exhibit to close with talk

    Local artist Migiwa Orimo’s work is exhibited in “Nuclear Fallout: The Bomb in Three Archives,” a new show at Antioch’s Herndon gallery that opens Thursday, Sept. 20, from 7–9 p.m. with a talk by Orimo. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    According to organizers, “Nuclear Fallout: The Bomb in Three Archives with Kei Ito and Migiwa Orimo” asks viewers to critically consider the way war is curated in our cultural telling — asking who creates the narrative, whose stories are missing and who is no longer alive to tell it.

  • Claudettes to jazz up Emporium

    The Claudettes

    The Chicago four-piece band the Claudettes are returning once again to play at The Emporium this Friday, and they couldn’t be happier. ‘It’s a great group of people there. Always a lot of musicians there, always such a fun time,” says Johnny Iguana, pianist and songwriter for the band.

  • World House Choir seeks new voices

    The World House Choir, pictured at its Sept. 8 performance of "Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream," will welcome new singers on Dec. 3. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The World House Choir will welcome new singers on Monday, Dec. 3.

  • Local plays selected for state conference

    This fall’s YSHS/McKinney Bulldog Theater Festival productions of “Romeo and Juliet” and “Girls Like That” are headed to Ohio Thespian Association state conference in March.

  • Circle of life, twice in one day

    Mills Lawn Elementary School performed its all-school musical on Thursday, Nov. 15. More than 200 first- through sixth-grade students brought “The Lion King KIDS” to life. Pictured above, the lion Mufasa, top, played by sixth-grader Conor Anderson, speaks from the afterlife to his son, Simba, played by sixth-grader James White. (Photo by Matthew Collins)

    This year’s tri-annual all-school musical — with more than 200 Mills Lawn School students participating —  was an adaptation of the popular Disney movie and later Tony-award winning musical “The Lion King.”